[ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv6 Assignment Guidelines - version 3

Brian Dickson briand at ca.afilias.info
Fri Aug 24 18:44:48 EDT 2007


Leo Bicknell wrote:
> In a message written on Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 04:14:42PM -0400, Howard, W. Lee wrote:
>   
>>> So all Michael's policy would do would be to change the application
>>> to be on requests 3-n, where as without it it would apply to 2-n.
>>> Which is why I submit the are orthogonal. 
>>>       
>> I was with you until this.  What are "2-n" and "3-n"?
>>     
>
> As it stands now, there is 
>
> initial allocation, additional request, additional request ...
>
> That is, requests 2-n are additional requests, where this policy would
> come into play.
>
> With Michael's idea, the path could be:
>
> initial allocation, mulligan, additional request, additional request ...
>
> Making requests 3-n additional requests where this policy would come
> into play.
>
>   
Ah. It would likely confuse folks less to use the perl-style elipsis,
2..n instead of 2-n (which can be interpreted too many ways, like about
2^n ways :-)).
So, it is 2..n vs 3..n, or rather that network #1, vs networks #1 and #2
(which becomes (!!) #1).

Brian

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